Hurricane Ian: Biden and DeSantis put politics aside for Florida cleanup
08 October 2022 | 10:50 am
US President Joe Biden, while on a visit to hard-hit Florida, said reconstruction efforts could take months or even years. He promised to continue federal support "after the television cameras have moved on."
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